Ian Anderson

"adimage1"
"adimage2"

Jethro Tull: The String Quartets # 1 on Billboard

Submitted by Leighton Media on Wed, 04/05/2017 - 4:12 pm

This week Ian Anderson reached the number one position again in the Billboard Classical Album charts with his new collaboration with the Carducci String Quartet, JETHRO TULL: THE STRING QUARTETS. Previously, his album DIVINITIES topped the Billboard Classical charts in 1995. In 1973 A Passion Play and, before that, 1972’s THICK AS A BRICK both hit number one in the Billboard Album charts. Those are number one hits every 22 years.

Ian Anderson: String Quartet Out Now

Submitted by Leighton Media on Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:12 am

Now in stores and all online digital sites is THE STRING QUARTETS, the new album by Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson and The Carducci String Quartet.  THE STRING QUARTETS features the classic songs of Jethro Tull, arranged and orchestrated by Ian’s keyboardist John O’Hara. Ian plays flute on most of the tracks and even sings a few lines here and there to provide his trademark sounds in the context of classical music traditions.

Grateful Web Interview w/ Ian Anderson

Submitted by Alan Sheckter on Thu, 03/16/2017 - 4:17 pm

Ian Anderson, once and always front man of the legendary Jethro Tull is embarking on two major projects: a new album in which he and a British string quartet created of reworked Tull classics, as well as some major U.S. touring of a program dubbed, “Jethro Tull, performed by Ian Anderson.” Anderson took time recently to speak to Grateful Web via telephone.

GW: To help set the scene, from where are you speaking to me today? 

IA: My office in Southwest England.

Billboard Online features LOCO from "Jethro Tull String Quartets"

Submitted by Leighton Media on Thu, 03/02/2017 - 9:13 am

“Loco (Locomotive Breath),” from the new 'JETHRO TULL- STRING QUARTETS’ album by Ian Anderson and the Carducci String Quartet, is premiering at billboard.com.  “Loco” is a string quartet arrangement of “Locomotive Breath” Jethro Tull’s 1978 hit off the group’s album, BURSTING OUT.

Ian Anderson's HOMO ERRATICUS available as Special CD/DVD

Submitted by Leighton Media on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 3:46 pm

To coincide with Ian Anderson's BEST OF JETHRO TULL & HOMO ERRATICUS North American tour (commencing September 12th), Kscope is pleased to announce a new tour edition of Ian's acclaimed new studio album, HOMO ERRATICUS. This 2 disc (CD DVD) package features the exclusive videos to each album track, as seen at the shows, set to hi resolution 24 bit stereo audio. The DVD features a live performance of album favorite "Enter the Uninvited" and new interview footage with Ian discussing the live visuals.

Grateful Web Interview with Ian Anderson

Submitted by gratefulweb on Tue, 05/18/2010 - 10:37 pm

The Grateful Web was fortunate enough to have a chance to speak to Ian Anderson, singer and songwriter for the legendary band, Jethro Tull. We're incredibly flattered Ian spent some of his time with us as he prepares for a summer tour on the east coast of the United States.

GW: Hi, Mr.Anderson?

Ian Anderson: Yes, hello.

Archived news